Cedar Hills Hospital is a 98-bed behavioral health facility in Portland, Oregon dedicating to healing our patients' minds and bodies through a combination of high-quality clinical services and holistic healing practices.
We are seeking a PRN Recreation Therapist with an interest or background in behavioral health to join our team and to support our patients in one of our specialty care programs.
The Recreational Therapist is responsible for planning and implementing activity services for assigned program, which involves defining and implementing treatment goals as a member of the interdisciplinary treatment team and providing continuous patient care, observation, interaction, and role modeling to patients.
Education: Bachelor's Degree from an accredited college or university in occupational, art, music, or recreational therapy, social work or related therapeutic discipline, or a Masters degree in art therapy, preferred.
Experience: one (1) year of related experience, with knowledge of psychiatric patient care techniques with understanding of mental illness, preferred.
Licensure: Substance abuse certificate and/or state licensure preferred.
Additional Requirements:Successful completion of CPR Certification, Crisis Management and Service Excellence training must occur within 90 days of employment and prior to assisting in any restraining procedures. May be required to work occasional overtime and flexible hours.
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